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Critical Currents in Islam Page Editors

Critical Currents in Islam Page Editors

Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (June 5-June 18)

الإفطار by Abdulla Al Muhairi on Creative Commons

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.]  June 12-18 "You are Islam's black sheep," RT News  Three hundred Austrian Imams condemn ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (March 6 - March 19)

[Saudi women playing soccer. 9 March 2012. Image by Aslan Media via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] March 6 - 12 Revised executive order bans travelers from six Muslim-majority countries from getting new visas: On ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (January 23- March 5)

[No Muslim Ban march on the Capitol in Washington D.C. 4 February 2017. Image by Masha George via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] January 23 - 29 What Might Trump’s Muslim Immigration Order Do?: The Trump Administration prepares an executive ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (December 19 – January 22)

[Mosque in Richmond, Virginia. Image by Thundercheese via Flikr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] December 19 - 25 Understanding an overlooked period of Islamic history: New research shows that the “the influence ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (December 12-18)

[Image by Anuradha Sengupta via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] December 12 - 18  How Islam can fight patriarchy: A bill in Turkey that would allow “for people who had sexually ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (December 5-11)

[Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque taken by Aouni Tahech and uploaded from Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Reporter's Notebook: What It Was Like As A Muslim To Cover The Election: Asma Khalid, an NPR who reported on the ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (May 2016)

[World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali attends The Sect's Service to Hear Elijah Muhammad deliver The Annual Savior's Day Message in Chicago in March 1974. Image via the US National Archives]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Remembering Muhammad Ali: Muslim, Athlete, and Activist To Muslims the world over, Muhammad Ali was ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (March–April 2016)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Islam in the Americas Muslim Student Association Hosts Islam Awareness Week The MSA at San Francisco State University hosted ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (Aug-Sept)

[Image from wikipedia.org]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.]   Arts & Culture The Magical Headspace of Muslim Artist Noor al-Mosawi Toronto based photographer, Noor ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (October)

[Heiress Dorris Duke's home in which she collected Islamic art from around the world, now operated as the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts. Image by Erin Williamson/Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Art and Science How LA's Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision The Islamic art exhibits organized by the ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (16 June)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Art and Science Muslim group's concerns about 'Tyrant' addressed, FX and producers say A new television show is drawing ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (May 12)

[In this 2010 photo, products made by American Halal Co., Inc., bottom row, join other frozen food products in a freezer case at a Whole Foods store in Darien, Conn. The company helped Whole Foods develop its first nationally distributed halal (Islamically permitted) food product called Saffron Road entrees that the food stores started selling in August. Image by Craig Ruttle via Associated Press]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Art and Science Fashion’s Missed Muslim Market Opportunity Robin Mellery-Pratt writes on the emerging Muslim consumer ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (24 April)

[Abdulnasser Gharem, a Saudi conceptual artist, poses in front of

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Art and Science Islam the opera: curtain up on Clusters of Light about life of prophet Muhammad A musical theater production ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (18 March)

[This comic book image released by Marvel Comics shows character Kamala Khan , second left, with her family Aamir, father Yusuf, mother Disha and friend Bruno, from the

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Muslim Minorities and Minority Muslims Germany Adds Lessons in Islam to Better Blend Its Melting Pot Alison Smale ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (8 January)

[The Golden dome of the mausoleum of Imam Reza the 8th Shi'i Muslim's Imam and grandson of the Prophet Mohammad is seen in Mashhad, 900 km (540 miles) in northeastern of Tehran, Iran, 11 August 2008. Image by Hasan Sarbakhshian via AP Photo]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Sacred Spaces Constructing Sacred Space: An Architectural History of Mashhad’s Imam Reza Shrine Ajam Media Collective ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (December 10)

[Photo by Nicholas Raymond via freestock.ca]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Human Rights  Angola accused of 'banning' Islam as mosques closed Human rights activists condemn crackdown though officials ...

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Jadaliyya Launches Critical Currents in Islam (CCI) Page

[Residents of the Yoff neighborhood, Dakar, Senegal on 26 October 2012. Image by Rebecca Blackwell via Associated Press]

Jadaliyya’s Critical Currents in Islam Page engages with a broad range of topics related to Islam as it is interpreted, practiced, and contested in political, cultural, and economic arenas throughout the world. The page is a place for fresh and critical perspectives on many of the issues that have defined internal discussions within Muslim majority societies and a space for highlighting new directions and discussions. Comments and contributions are welcome at ...

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Mohammed Arkoun: A Profile

[Mohammed Arkoun. Image from screenshot of video on Arkoun's YouTube account]

Name: Mohammed Arkoun Date of Birth: 1 February 1928   Date of Death: 14 September 2010 Nationality: Algerian/ French Place of Birth: Taourirt-Mimoun, Algeria Category: Intellectual Profession: Scholar Mohammed Arkoun 1950-1954: After graduating from the Oran high school, Arkoun studied Islamic literature at the University of Algiers. He would go on to graduate with a Master’s from the Sorbonne in Paris in 1956, passing ...

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Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (November 12)

[Arabic caligraphy. Image by Neil Hester via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam Page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] Hegemony Do Muslim Women Need Saving? A critical look by Leila Abu-Lughod at the moral crusade that has justified ...

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